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Headlamp Climbing 2014

HEADLAMP CLIMBING!

Join us at our gyms for a night of LIGHTS OUT!  This is one of our most popular events of the year!

Friday October 24th – PG Belmont & PG Sunnyvale
Friday October 31st – PG San Francisco

Bring a headlamp (we’ll have some to purchase) and try out climbing in the dark!

Lights go out at 8pm.

Wear a costume for 1/2 off entry!  Costume contest at 7:30pm.
Free for members!

Sorry, no lead climbing!

 

Oct 162014
 
Rapping Off Sketchy Bolts: Why PG Gives Loads Of Money To The ASCA

If you’ve been climbing long enough you probably have a story about rapping off a sketchy anchor or clipping a spinning bolt. The American Safe Climbing Association (ASCA) wants that to stop and has made it its mission to replace bolts worldwide. For a third straight year, Planet Granite has committed to matching up to Read more…

Oct 102014
 
Planet Granite Portland’s Dynamic Duo: Meet The Managers

Jeff Ceccacci and JB Graham are the men leading the team running this 30,500 square foot facility. Jeff launched and managed Planet Granite San Francisco for six years before moving to Portland with his family. He’s now the Manager and Part Owner of PGPDX. JB, our Assistant Manager, is a southern boy (with a SERIOUS accent) from Southwest Virginia Read more…

Sep 012014
 
WOW - Workin' the Wall with Jamila

WORKIN’ THE WALL with Jamila An oldie but goodie!  A rotation of 3 exercises that focus on increasing finger strength and endurance. For more details on this WOW – check out the original workout here! TIME: 10-15 minutes DIFFICULTY: Beginner to Intermediate EQUIPMENT: Climbing shoes, chalk  GOAL: Train at maximum extension at the Systems Wall   IMPORTANT: Climbing Read more…

Aug 072014
 
PG Portland Opening!

We’re pleased to announce Planet Granite Portland’s Grand Opening is just around the corner! Check out the 30,000 square feet of world-class climbing wall space, 2 top-notch yoga and fitness studios and custom training equipment for yourself at our launch in late October, early November. Wondering about rates? We’re happy to announce that too! For Read more…